The Ontario Virtual Care Program video visit claims submission and payment option will end December 1, 2022; payments will transition to the OHIP Insured Framework

To: Hospital Based Dentists
Category: Dentist Services
Written by: Digital Health Program Branch; Digital and Analytics Strategy Division
Date issued: November 14, 2022

Transition to existing temporary OHIP insured Virtual Care services for hospital-based dentists

Video visits delivered through the Ontario Virtual Care Program (OVCP) will be transitioned into the OHIP insured framework in accordance with the pricing structure, rates and payment parameters outlined in the Dental Schedule of Benefits. Hospital-based dentists can also refer to INFOBulletin 220908 regarding the existing payment framework for temporary OHIP insured virtual care services available.

Notice of termination of the Ontario Virtual Care Program video visits payment option

The virtual care claim submission and payment option for video visits under the OVCP is hereby terminated for all registrants effective December 1, 2022, as per the terms of the OHIP Virtual Care Physician and Dentist Registration Form.

Continued availability of the OTN video platform and Ontario Health virtual care support resources

Termination of the OVCP video visit payment option does not impact the availability of the OTN video platform, which is a verified virtual visit solution, and remains an available solution. Please see links to Ontario Health’s public list of verified solutions and Ontario Health resources to support virtual care use.


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